Field trip registration link

Field trip registration is now open! Your registration passcode is on your field trip guidebook or in your membership confirmation e-mail.

Field Trip E-booklet

Our Field Trip Guidebook is out and you can access it online! With 151 trips, there's an opportunity for everyone to connect with Wisconsin's woods, wildlife and waters. Join us in the field on one of these amazing adventures to discover, cherish and support our state's beautiful natural places.

The Great Wisconsin Birdathon

The Great Wisconsin Birdathon begins April 15! You can form a team, support a team or come out with us on a guided Birdathon tour to a birding hot spot.

Protecting Wisconsin’s Rare Plants for the Future

By Cait Williamson, Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin Dr. James P. Bennett, a retired research botanist with the United States Geological Survey and the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Botany, has spent his life studying and protecting rare plants. His research has focused on the impact of air pollution on plants, specifically on lichens and State Natural Areas in Wisconsin. “Wisconsin is losing plant species as part of the global biodiversity crisis,” said Bennett, who also serves on the Foundation’s board. “Funding for inventorying, monitoring, preserving and restoring rare species in our state is dwindling, so I decided to establish
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Protecting Lands, Waters, & Wildlife

We Connect People to the Wonders of Wisconsin

Since 1986, our Foundation has worked provide sustainable funding for Wisconsin’s most imperiled species and ecosystems, while helping citizens explore, care for, and protect our state’s natural resources.

With your help, we have provided more than $5.4 million to conservation efforts across Wisconsin.

We also created the Wisconsin Conservation Endowment, which currently includes 68 funds and $4.12 million in assets that permanently support specific lands, programs, and species.

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